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    A key computing system for ITER is now being trialled at the European tokamak JET, following collaboration betweenteams at the UK's Culham Centre for Fusion Ene [...]

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    As orange lights flash and machines softly hum, layer one of a 'dummy' pancake winding (the building block of a poloidal field coil) is taking shape on the wind [...]

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    It was pouring when the two 35-metre-long quench tanks were delivered to the ITER site at 2:12 a.m. on Thursday 24 November. And it was still raining heavily on [...]

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  • A passage to India

    108 days, 10,200 kilometres, 16 countries, and only two flat tires. These are the remarkable statistics of a no-less-remarkable journey: a father and son who tr [...]

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Obama calls for a clean energy future

''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama. (Click to view larger version...)
''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama.
In remarks made during an Oval Office address this week on the BP oil spill, US President Barack Obama spoke with urgency of the need to end America's century-long addiction to fossil fuels. "For decades, we have known the days of cheap and easily accessible oil were numbered...And for decades, we have failed to act with the sense of urgency that this challenge requires...[T]he time to embrace a clean energy future is now."

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